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Former Liberal Club, Lord Street, Rawtenstall, BB4 7NA

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The property is situated in the centre of Rawtenstall, a small market town at the western end of the Rossendale Valley with a population of approximately 22,000 residents. It is surrounded by a series of retail/commercial premises and is adjacent to the bus station redevelopment project. The regeneration of this area includes the construction of a new transport interchange with retail space and refurbishing a former Town Hall premises to provide new offices for a Housing Association. Major towns in the vicinity include Rochdale (8 miles), Bacup (4 miles) and Burnley (approximately 7 miles). In addition, the M65 and M66 motorways are within a short drive of the property.


The property comprises a former Liberal club constructed in 1897 with accommodation arranged on the ground and first floor, together with a basement. The property is of stone built construction under a multi pitched slate roof. Internally it provides a series of private and open plan space with the first floor providing a large former function/meeting suite. Ancillary amenity/wc facilities are available throughout the building.


The following areas have been measured on site in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement Professional Statement (2016).

We have calculated the net internal floor area (NIA) of the premises to be as follows:


Ground FloorOffices2,090 sq.ft
First FloorOffices & Function Room2,331 sq.ft
BasementStorageNot Inspected
TOTAL 4,421 sq.ft


It is understood that all mains services are connected to the property, although we could not verify that they will meet current requirements. Interested parties are recommended to make their own enquiries.


To be assessed upon occupation.


An EPC is available on request


VAT may be applicable. Further details on request

Informal Tender

Interested parties are requested to submit their best and final offer by completing the informal tender documentation (see pdf on website) by either e-mail ([email protected]) or in writing to our Blackburn office by 12 noon on Friday the 28th August 2020. Completed forms should include details of the purchaser, solicitor's information, amount of offer, timescales to complete, proof of funding and any other conditions. The vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or indeed any offer submitted and each proposal will be considered on its own individual merits


Understood to be freehold.




Interested parties are recommended to contact the planning department at Rossendale Council to discuss their proposed plans in greater detail prior to submitting an offer.


Strictly through sole agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver MRICS) 01254 699030